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Casa Joaquin

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barrio Estacion 23, 21420, Ayamonte, Spain
+34 959 34 38 94
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Berlin, Germany
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119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What started as a barbecue in front of a garage many years ago turned into a hotspot for meat lovers. All there menus on the list are so delicious and the hose wine, called "most" is very drinkable. We go there at least twice in each vacation.

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Faro
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Really out of the way location. Once you are in... it's iberian pork heaven. Whatever you like (presa, secretos, sausage, chorizo, etc, etc, etc) they got and it's is amazing. For side dishes try the "papa arruga" (boiled potatoes in salted water with garlic and pepper sauce) and a simple but delicious tomato salad. Don't forget to drink the "mosto".... More 

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Off the beaten track but a veritable delight for genuine Spanish food particularly meats. If you can find it dont be put off by the drab exterior, inside tells you all you need to know - boars head on the walls and antlers as chandelier holders give you the character of real local Spanish food for locals. Try the 'wrinkled... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Very good meat plates in Spanish style. A must in Ayamont area. Mandatory to try: Papa Arruga, Solomillo and Buey.

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Albufeira, Portugal
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The grilled Iberian pork meat is excellent. The house wine is very interesting and the prices are very good. It's not easy to find but it's worth visiting.

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Santa Monica, California
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I can strongly recommend a visit to this true traditional Spanish style grilled meats restaurant that provides great service and value for money. Set in a small village in the hills above Isla Cristina the restaurant is rustic with a true traditional feel. Our party of eight ordered a cross section of the meats available on the menu which were... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Also known as El Cholesterol, this place is a meat lovers paradise. Not in Ayamonte as such, more just outside Isla Cristina and on a small estate tucked away so check the map before you go. Starters are simple, but the boiled spuds with a cumin and chilli oil dressing are really good as is the simple tomato salad with... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant to visit. Speciality is grilled meat. Very good, very tasty and very fresh. The environment is good and very casual. Cheap for the quantity of the food €40 for two adults and to children With starter ( potatos with special sauce), three different grilled meats, chips, two water bottles for kids and 5 beers. Deserts 2 ice creams... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Visited with friends who have property in nearby Islantilla so they have managed to disciver some true gems via advice from Spannish neighbours. A bit offputting on the drive in and looks nothing from the outside but what a place. Full of locals having their midday meal complete with children and extended families. Salad with beef tomatoes and delicious dressing... More 

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Ayamonte
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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Fantastic place for Pork lovers, also known as the "Cholesterol". The meat speciality of the house, is excellent. The ptatoes "papas arrugas" also and so are all the dishes. We love the "mosto de la casa" served in jugs. Friendly. Very cheap.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: barrio Estacion 23, 21420, Ayamonte, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Huelva  >  Ayamonte
  • Phone Number: +34 959 34 38 94

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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